Taking steps to recovery


Editor’s note: Groups listed below focus on recovery from addiction, and the meetings are open to the general public, unless otherwise indicated. Al-Anon is for friends and family members of addicts, and Romans 12:2 is for people battling addiction and their families. — — — ...

SWC to celebrate grand opening in Lock Haven

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From staff reports LOCK HAVEN—SWC Realty has a new office in downtown Lock Haven serving all of Central Pennsylvania. To celebrate the expansion, a grand opening and open house will be held at the new office from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20. SWC has a fully renovated space at 7 West ...

Finding support


HEALTH ∫ Alzheimer’s and Caregivers Support Group — 7 p.m. Sept. 10 (second Tuesday of the month), Conference Room B of Susque-View Home. Information: Fran Decker at 748-4302. ∫ Parkinson’s Support Group — Open to everyone interested in learning about the disease, 3 p.m. Sept. ...

Local church briefs


Blessing of backpacks LOCK HAVEN — St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, 1174 W. Fourth St., will be holding a Blessing of Backpacks on Sunday, Aug. 18 to prepare students for the return of school. Chiz Rider to perform at Beech Creek Wesleyan BEECH CREEK — Beech Creek Wesleyan Church, ...

Unfamiliar, troubling condition, PGAD comes with social stigma


BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I have persistent genital arousal disorder. I find it incredibly difficult to talk about with my doctors and I’ve been openly mocked for it. I find there is a distinct lack of sensitivity in the medical community about this. People like me genuinely ...

Local Briefs


Chapman Township provides fingerprinting services NORTH BEND— Chapman Township Municipal Office is now an IdentoGO Identity Services fingerprinting center. Supporting the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, IdentoGO Centers are operated by IDEMIA the global leader in trusted identities. Today, ...

Around the Town

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Good Day and Happy Birthday to World War II veteran Robert Grieb of Tylersville on his 93rd birthday! Quote of the Day “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” — Audre Lorde Word of ...



AUGUST 17 — Descendants and family of the late Henry and Mamie Sweeley and the late James and Anna Sweeley, Grove Park upper pavilion beside Clinton Bowling Lanes. Meal at 3:30 p.m. Hot dogs and tableware provided. Bring a dish to share andsmall gifts for Bingo. There will also be craft items ...

Meetings next week


Monday — Clinton County Commissioners, 9 a.m. Lock Haven City Council, 7 p.m. Tuesday — Centre County Commissioners, 10 a.m. Clinton County Planning, 7 p.m. Woodward Township Supervisors, 7 p.m. Thursday — Clinton County Commissioners, 10 a.m.

Former KC soccer coach accused of sexual assault

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From Staff Reports LOCK HAVEN - As of Friday afternoon a warrant was issued by the Lock Haven City Police Department for Cole Gregory Black, who is accused of having sexual contact with a student while he was a teacher at the Keystone Central School District in 2018, Lock Haven City Police ...

She’s the Queen

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Morgan Bair was crowned Centre County Grange Fair Queen during ceremonies Wednesday evening at the fairgrounds in Centre Hall. Bair, 17, is the daughter of Jason and Christine Bair of Centre Hall.

Kids learn about healthy relationships and more

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PHOTO PROVIDED Juliana Jaglowski, a Youth Advocate for the Clinton County Women’s Center, at left back, and Sarah Harnishfeger, Volunteer/Outreach and Special Projects Coordinator at the Center, provided education on healthy relationships, internet safety, personal space and ...

Local organizations partner to support cancer patients


PHOTO PROVIDED Local organizations partner to support cancer patients Patients of the UPMC Hillman Cancer Centers in Williamsport and Wellsboro will benefit from a recent donation of comfort items like blankets and notes of encouragement thanks to Blaise Alexander Subaru and The ...

Supreme Court denies appeal for convicted dog killer

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From staff reports LOCK HAVEN —The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has denied Edward Andrew Bendik’s Petition for Allowance of Appeal of his convictions in the grisly killing of his neighbor’s dog and the related burglary and aggravated assault on police officers. In January of 2017, ...

Rally for Recovery is tomorrow, still time to register for the race


LOCK HAVEN —The Rally for Recovery, with the first-ever Scenic Road Race, is tomorrow. And there’s still time to sign up for the race tomorrow morning at the Piper Building near the Piper Museum. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the race starts at 10 a.m., followed by a celebration at ...

Beating back to school stress


Whether your kids are in elementary school, high school, or college, going back to school is a transition that can affect the whole family. However, it doesn’t need to be filled with stress and anxiety. Here are a few tips to help your child stay calm and allow them to enjoy the experience of ...

Man who allegedly threatened City Hall arrested in D.C.

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WILLIAMSPORT — City police said a Washington D.C. man was in custody on a warrant, charging him with allegedly making threatening telephone calls to City Hall on Tuesday. Members of the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force arrested Kevin Bascomb, 34, at his home about 10:15 a.m. ...

Howard Happenings


FAMILY FUN DAY New Hope Fellowship Church will host a family fun day tomorrow, August 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The public is invited to come out and enjoy a free lunch provided by the church families, games, activities like rock painting and making animal balloons and to have a good time ...

Watch out! Does your child have a sports injury?


Helmets, padding and mouthguards protect young athletes from many serious injuries. But falls and collisions are inevitable, and sometimes kids get hurt. From the stands, it might be difficult to tell how your child is coping after an incident on the field, but there are signs to watch for ...